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    Word Matrix: Anxi

    Word Matrix: Anxi

    <Anxi>
    ‪”uneasy, troubled in mind” from Latin anxius

    Note: The base is <anxi>. The <i> is part of the base because two connecting vowels cannot occur in a row.

    Anxi + e + ty -> anxiety
    Anxi + e + ty + es -> anxieties
    Anxi + ous -> anxious
    Anxi + ous + ly -> anxiously
    Anxi + ous + ness -> anxiousness
    Anxi + ous + ness + es -> anxiousnesses

    anti + Anxi + e + ty -> antianxiety
    anti + Anxi + e + ty + es -> antianxieties

    Over + Anxi + e + ty -> overanxiety
    Over + Anxi + e + ty + es ->  overanxieties
    Over + Anxi + ous ->  overanxious

    Anxi + o + Lyte + ic -> anxiolytic
    Anxi + o + Lyte + ic + s -> anxiolytics
    Anxi + o + Lyse + is -> anxiolysis

    Anxi + o + G(e)n(e) + ic -> anxiogenic
    Anxi + o + G(e)n(e) + ic + s -> anxiogenics
    Anxi + o + G(e)n(e) + ic + i + ty -> anxiogenicity
    Anxi + o + G(e)n(e) + ese + is -> anxiogenesis
    Anxi + o + de + Press + ive -> anxiodepressive
    Anxi + o + de + Press + ion -> anxiodepression
    Anxi + o + de + Press + ed -> anxiodepressed
    Anxi + o + Met(e)r + ic -> anxiometric

    Morphemes

    anxi: uneasy, troubled in mind
    -s/-es: forming plural of noun
    -ed: forming simple past and past participle of weak verb

    anti-*: against, opposite of, contrary; counteracting, neutralizing
    de-: down, down from, from, off; concerning; down, off, away, from among, down from; down to the bottom, totally, completely
    -e-: connecting vowel
    -ese: word-forming element meaning “belonging to” or “originating in”
    g(e)n(e): something produced, thing that produces or causes
    -i-: connecting vowel
    -ic: forming adjective denoting pertaining to or relating to
    -ion: denoting state, condition, or action
    -is: Latin singular suffix; also Hellenic suffix, present in English but not productive
    -ive: tending to, having the nature of
    -ly: denoting manner or degree
    lyse: unfasten, loose, loosen, untie
    lyte: unfasten, loose, loosen, untie
    met(e)r: measure, device or instrument for measuring
    -ness: denoting a state or condition
    -o-: connecting vowel
    -ous: characterized by, of the nature of
    over: on top of, higher than, above, further up; beyond, past, exceeding
    press: hold fast, cover, crowd
    -ty: forming noun denoting quality or condition

    *A note on the <anti-> prefix: <anti-> is Greek and therefore cannot contain an <i> connecting vowel. Many Greek prefixes have two forms: (1) a prefix that ends in a vowel and precedes a consonant stem and (2) a prefix that ends in a consonant and precedes a vowel stem.

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